List of 8 Schemes for General / Unreserved Category by Gujarat Government
Gujarat govt. has introduced 8 new schemes as a way to present monetary help individuals of Unreserved Category.
List of 8 Schemes for General / Unreserved Category by Gujarat Govt.
Gujarat govt. has announced 8 new schemes in order to provide financial assistance to people of Unreserved Category. This assistance is for jobs, education, self-employment opportunities for EWS people. Here we are providing the complete list of 8 Schemes for General Category people. Now all the poor candidates belonging to 58 castes who are not eligible for any kind of reservation quota can take the benefits of these schemes.
Out of the total 8 announced schemes, 7 schemes are only for those people whose annual income is less than Rs. 3 lakh per annum. Around 1.5 crores in the total 6.5 crore population of Gujarat are not eligible for any type of reservation and thus are deprived of employment and education-related benefits.
Gujarat Unreserved Educational & Economical Development Corporation will implement these schemes with an outlay of Rs. 600 crore.
List of 8 Schemes for General / Unreserved Category in Gujarat
Gujarat Govt. announces 8 schemes for students and young entrepreneurs from economically backward sections of general category communities who do not get the benefit of reservations. The state currently has 49.5% reservation (7.5% for SC, 15% for ST and 27% for OBCs). In 1992, the honorable Supreme Court has set the maximum limit of all types of reservation at 50%. Here check the complete list of 8 schemes for General (Unreserved Category) people in Gujarat:-
Education Loan Scheme up to Rs. 10 lakh
Any person from the general category can take a loan of up to Rs. 10 lakh at 4% interest for admission in self-financed medical, engineering, pharmacy, nursing, architecture, and other technical courses in college from GUEEDC. For this, the annual income of the family of the applicant must not exceed Rs. 3 lakh p.a and he/ she must have secured at least 60% in 11th and 12th class.
Foreign Studies Scheme (Loans up to Rs. 15 lakh)
GUEEDC will also provide educational loans up to Rs. 15 lakh at 4% interest rate to candidates who want to pursue higher studies in foreign countries. For this, candidates must have secured at least 60% marks in the 12th class and the annual family must be less than Rs. 4.5 lakh p.a.
For more details on this particular scheme, click the link – https://gueedc.gujarat.gov.in/foreign-education-scheme.html
Tuition Assistance Scheme (Rs. 15,000 p.m)
All the meritorious students of Class 10th who have secured more than 70% marks and are studying in the Science stream in Class 11th and 12th will get Rs. 15,000 p.m. This assistance will be given as tuition fees from the corporation. This will be also known as Tuition Sahayata Scheme.
For more details on this particular scheme, click the link – https://gueedc.gujarat.gov.in/Tution-Help-Scheme.html
Food Bill Scheme – Private Hostel Students to Get Monthly Assistance (Rs. 1200 p.m)
All the unreserved category students who are staying in private hostels and whose family income is less than Rs. 3 lakh p.a can get monthly assistance of Rs. 1,200 for 10 months in a year.
For more details on this particular scheme, click the link – https://gueedc.gujarat.gov.in/food-bill-scheme.html
Coaching Assistance for 12th Class Students (Rs. 20,000 p.a)
All the students of Science Stream of Class 12th can avail of coaching assistance of up to Rs. 20,000 per year. This assistance would be given for the preparation of Entrance Exams like NEET and JEE.
Coaching Assistance for Graduate Students (Rs. 20,000 p.a)
Students of the general category who have passed their graduation degree and want to appear for competitive exams can avail of this scheme. For UPSC and other exams, the corporation will provide Rs. 20,000 towards coaching fees.
For more details on this particular scheme, click the link – https://gueedc.gujarat.gov.in/Training-Scheme-for-Competetive-Exams.html
Loans for Doctors and Advocates (Rs. 10 lakh p.a)
All the doctors and advocates of a general category can also avail of loans up to Rs. 10 lakh to start their own clinics and offices.
For more details on this particular scheme, click the link – https://gueedc.gujarat.gov.in/Interest-Help-Scheme-for-Graduate-Doctor-Lawyer-Technical-Graduate.html
Self Employment Loan Scheme (Rs. 10 lakh p.a)
Under this scheme, the state govt. is focusing on the creation of self-employment opportunities. Anyone who wants to start their own business such as grocery trade or transportation can get loans up to Rs. 10 lakh at 5% interest rate. For women, the interest rate for the same amount is 4% p.a. These self-employment loan schemes include Vahan Loan Sahay Yojana, Nana Vyavasay Mate Loan Yojana, Transport / Logistics / Travel / Food Court Vyaaj Sahaay Scheme.
These schemes for Unreserved category people in Gujarat will benefit total of 1.5 crore poor people and will entitle them to avail of jobs and education-related benefits. For more details on these schemes, click the link – https://gueedc.gujarat.gov.in/